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Honors Archive: Stephen Henley Richardson FAIA July 15, 1910 - October 22, 1984

Honors Archives: AIA College of Fellows/Stephen H. Richardson FAIA

Born in Ogden, Utah, Stephen Richardson arrived in Seattle in 1928 and attended the University of Washington before earning the MArch at MIT. He and A. M. Young formed Young & Richardson (1941-50), succeeded by Young, Richardson, Carleton & Detlie (whose notable work includes the Seattle Park Board Building) 1950-56, and The Richardson Associates (1967-77), later known as TRA.

He joined the AIA in 1943 and received recognition as a Fellow in 1967.

Mr. Richardson served on the Seattle Planning Commission, and directed the work of its advisory board, producing the publication Designing a Great City: Report of the Urban Design Advisory Board to the Seattle Planning Commission, 1965.

References:
Shaping Seattle Architecture, A Historical Guide to the Architects, ed. Jeffrey K. Ochsner FAIA (UW Press, 1994)

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